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Incentive Programs

Agronomy Incentive Program & Livestock Incentive Program

Richland County 4-H offers two different incentive programs to introduce 4-H members/Cloverbuds to different areas of livestock & agronomy. The programs are:

Agronomy Incentive Program

Livestock Incentive Program

Click here for a paper copy of information regarding these programs.Contact the Extension Office if you would like to enroll in either or both of these programs.

 

Richland County 4-H also offers an event incentive for participation and observation of 4-H Events:

4-H Event Incentive

This will continue again this year for Communication Arts, Consumer Choices, Project Expo and Clothing Revue. The prizes will be $40 - 1st prize; $30 - 2nd prize; $20 - 3rd prize and $10 - 4th prize. The rules are:

  1. Participation - 3 tickets per event
  2. Observation – 1 ticket per event (Can only observe 1 year) You do get a ticket for every event you observe but if the events are the same day (like Consumer Choices and Project Expo) that would be one event for observing, but two events if you participate.  This is to promote participation.
  3. Drawing will be held at the Awards Program.

 

AGRONOMY INCENTIVE PROGRAM

sugarbeets 

2017-2018 - Sugar Beets

The purpose of the Richland County 4-H Agronomy Incentive Program is to introduce 4-H members/Cloverbuds to the different crops raised in Richland County, how they are produced and how they are used in food/feed products. Each year a specific crop will be highlighted.

Members must be enrolled in the individual agronomy project featured that year. Upon successful completion of the program requirements and the five-year rotation, the 4-H Council will present the 4-H member with a one-time award of $50 cash.

2017-2018 - Sugar beets

2018-2019 - Sunflowers
2019-2020 - Wheat

2020-2021 - Corn
2021-2022 - Soybeans

REQUIREMENTS

•Attend one county informational event focused on agronomy
Examples: Yearly campus trip and crop clinic
•Complete an agronomy project at 4-H Achievement Days
Examples: Exhibit crop in ND Crops, Environment, Careers Class etc.

*If unable to fulfill requirements, please see Extension Staff to determine alternative options for yearly requirements

 

LIVESTOCK INCENTIVE PROGRAM

beef cattle

2017-2018 - Beef

The purpose of the Richland County 4-H Livestock Incentive Program is to introduce 4-H members/Cloverbuds to the selection, proper care, and showing of different livestock species. Each year a specific livestock species will be highlighted.

Members must be enrolled in the individual livestock project featured in that year. Upon successful completion of the program requirements and the five-year rotation, the 4-H Council will present the 4-H member with a one-time award of $250 cash.

2017-2018 - Beef

2018-2019 - Swine
2019-2020 - Rabbit

2020-2021 - Poultry
2021-2022 - Sheep/Goats

REQUIREMENTS

•Attend two county informational events focused on livestock
Examples: Yearly campus trip and showmanship clinic
•Complete livestock project at 4-H Achievement Days
Examples: showing animal of the year at the Livestock Show or completing a static exhibit in the Animal and Veterinary Science Class

*If unable to fulfill requirements, please see Extension Staff to determine alternative options for yearly requirements.

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